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Never ending beauty in our magical Southern Zone of Costa Rica


We are welcoming many new members to our growing community this week with this lovely pastoral scene.

We've been getting lots of updates and would appreciate anyone who has a listing on our website to make sure it is current ... many thanks. Our buy/sell page particularly could use updating by listers.

We are gearing up for the busier season ahead with new advertising possibilities ... write advertising@puravidaconnections.com if you are interested.

We are expanding our Chayotevine Blog page on our website ... please feel free to submit what you would like to share with our readers.

We welcome Henry this week and here is his blogpost, How you can save the rainforest and coral reefs ... by Henry Kantrowitz

Check out Astrology with Marguerite here.

Also, you can check any previous weeks of the Chayotevine from the blog link.

Organic food represents a great opportunity for Latin America

Videogame on Costa Rica Indigenous Mythology

Territorio de Zaguates (Stray Dogs) ... Heard it's really worth a visit

El lunes inician las reservaciones para ir al Chirripó los tres primeros meses del 2017

This link in Spanish is for those wanting to climb Chirripo in early 2017 and need to make reservations.

Study: Costa Rica improves healthy life expectancy

Quepos/Manuel Antonio history, from Ponce de León to Marina Pez Vela

Hurry: Low Fares to Costa Rica This Month on United

Telecommunications regulator proposes lifting phone, internet rate controls

A Small Country with Big Ideas to Get Rid of Fossil Fuels ...A Ted Talk by a Tica!

2 bedroom, 2 bath in desirable Miravalles ... great views, area for storage & parking. Unfurnished. Write miravallesrental@puravidaconnections.com Lots of outdoor living! See photos on rental page here. Newly built cabin in Miravalles for sale ... comfortably priced.

We have some very special farms now available .. please click here to view the details.

100% Organic Grass Fed Beef Bones five dollars a pound! I can deliver at Thursday and Tuesday Feria. Contact lindapanek@gmail.com

WIN A PIECE OF COSTA RICA ESSAY CONTEST

I'm sponsoring an essay contest to "sell" my house near San Vito, Coto Brus. For $150 and an essay on HAPPINESS, you can win my 2 bedroom/2 bath house, fully furnished, with 2 acres. You will have a 1-in-700 chance of winning! Contest ends November 1st, 2016, so don't delay!!! And remember, this is not a school exam; if you don't think of yourself as a good writer or English is not your first language, get together with friends and get help.

The contest rules, entry form, along with photos and all the information you need can be found on my website:

https://winapieceofcostaricaessaycontest.wordpress.com/

(Though I prefer all questions to be posted on the website for transparency, you may contact me at imaginemeincostarica@gmail.com; U.S. phone is 541-490-4909)

We have some very special farms now available .. please click here to view the details.

Here are a few of the new & available items on our Great Stuff to Buy & Sell page

  • Uniden 2-way radio GRM2238-2CK set

  • Wine Enthusiast 21-Bottle Silent Dual Zone Touchscreen Wine Cooler

  • 32 cup coffee maker $25

  • Popcorn butter/Nacho cheese/Hot Fudge Warmer/Dispenser $250

  • Guillotine style Paper Cutter $60

  • Surf Board 6'2" Merrick $125 with soft case

  • 12 volt fans ... 2500 colones each (Colibri's Corner)

  • 12 volt compressor ... 8,000 (Colibri's Corner)

  • Barely used portable crib .. Playard ... really nice

  • 32 cup coffee maker $25

  • Popcorn butter/Nacho cheese/Hot Fudge Warmer/Dispenser $250

  • Guillotine style Paper Cutter $60

  • Surf Board 6'2" Merrick $125 with soft case

  • Gas Water Heater ... save electricity!

  • Nespresso Milk Foaming Machine

We will be offering delicious & nutritious Vegan Flax Crackers this week ... as well as spicy hummus & Gluten Free Goodies. Come enjoy a Sampler with our amazing Ginger Kombucha.

Kapi Blu has the best cappuchinos & other goodies in a wonderful atmosphere ... stop by and enjoy a moment there. Now open Sundays too.

Remember to visit Urban Farm restaurant in town for their delicious breakfast & lunch menus. They are also adding new dishes and have a beautiful consciousness with their food.

So happy to now have powerful Turkey Tail Mushroom Extract! To get acquainted with the multitude of benefits, please take look at these links:

http://www.naturalhealth365.com/paul-stamets-digestive-tract-1366.html

http://www.bastyr.edu/news/general-news/2012/11/fda-approves-bastyr-turkey-tail-trial-cancer-patients

http://www.superfoods-for-superhealth.com/coriolus.html

Happy to have this week red organic beans now ... also Nag Champa Incense, various fluoride free toothpastes ... great repellent ... Sacha Inchi Seeds ... organic tobacco ... Raw Goat Cheese with herbs, blackberry cobbler, and fresh salsa. Just in: hemp seeds ... with shell and without. Also red & red/white quinoa ... delicious protein

  • Blackberry Vinaigrette ... super on salads & more!

  • Organic Macadamia Flour

  • Organic Lemon & Peppermint Extracts

  • Organic Yuca Flour

  • Tea Tree Oils

  • Organic Turmeric Extract

  • Organic Shea Butter

  • Patchouli Oil

  • Clove Oil

Sauerkraut is one of the best foods for your tummy ... we are so fortunate to have Rosita's Organic Kraut ... so delicious & great for you!

The shitake mushrooms are extraordinary and quite magical .. click here to read about their many benefits.

Grass feed, beef bones, 5 dollars a pound. I can deliver on Thursday market. lindapanek@gmail.com

Moringa: One Of The World’s Most Abundant Sources of Vitamins And Minerals We are fortunate to have local, organic Moringa here in our area now ... I've been learning more about it's benefits and the amazing energy the seeds and leaves give ... and the healing qualities of the Oil. Trees also available ... all @ Colibri's Corner

Come enjoy a sticky yummy Cinnamon Roll made with real butter!

We have mangosteen "matas" or baby trees at Colibri's Corner. If you want larger quantities .. let me know.trees@puravidaconnections.com

At Colibri's Corner this week:

  • Turkey Tail Mushroom Extract

  • Turmeric Extract

  • Organic Coconut Flour

  • Organic Coconut Aminos ...Traditional

  • Mango or Papaya Salsas, spicy & delicious by Rosita

  • Fresh Trout / Smoked Trout

  • Sacha Inchi Nuts

  • Palo Santo

  • Hombre Grande

  • All natural organic tobacco

  • Mariola Honey ... excellent for eye & ear infections

  • Hot & Sweet Mustard

  • Costa Rican Organic Vanilla Beans

  • All Organic Corn Chips ... purple or yellow

  • Raw Honey

  • Fresh Salsa

  • Local Organic Beans & Rice (Integral & White)

  • Organic Teas

  • Stevia in Powder & Liquid

  • Organic Dried Pineapple / Mangos / Bananas

  • Coconut Secret Amino Acids This sap is very low glycemic, an abundant source of 17 amino acids, minerals, vitamins, and has a nearly neutral pH.

  • Organic Sauerkraut

  • Vegan Pesto & Vegan Raw Cookies

  • Sourdough Bread

  • Becca's Amazing Hot Hot Sauces

  • Organic Pure Grade A Maple Syrup

  • Organic Vanilla Beans

We also have now:

  • Manuka honey

  • Organic Alfalfa Seeds

  • Crunchy Spirulina

  • Salt shaker grinders

  • Peppermint Oil

  • Lavender Oil

  • Clove Oil

  • Ylang Ylang Oil

  • Organic sauerkraut

  • Goat cheeses

  • Swiss Cheese

  • Mozzarelli Cheese

  • Fresh & Smoked Trout

  • Nutritional Yeast

  • Diatomaceous Earth

  • EpsomSalts

  • Moringa Seeds & Leaves

  • Organic Black Strap Molasses

  • International Phone Cards

  • Cactus Juice & other Natural Bug Repellents

  • Sticky, Yummy Dates

  • Costa Rican Macadamias

  • Integral Oats

For anyone with pain from spots injuries, muscle spasms, fibromyalgia, arthritis, sciatic, please check this link. We are very fortunate to have this high quality Magnesium Oil now available. Also works great as an all natural deodorant!

International Phone Cards available for major savings. phonecard@puravidaconnections.com

We appreciate pre-orders & can ship throughout Costa Rica.

Pura Vida Blessings to all

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